MOC 55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence Boot Camp Training

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description Students are introduced to the SQL 2012 Business Intelligence and SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence services including PerformancePoint Service, Excel Services, Business Connectivity Services, Visio Services and the Business Intelligence Center

Audience
This course is intended for Project Managers, Business Intelligence Developers, SQL Server Developers and IT Professionals that will be involved with the design, development and maintenance of SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence solutions. The course introduces each of the services and minimizes or eliminates any coding.

Prerequisites
An understanding of the benefits of business intelligence.

Learning Objectives

  • Browse the data within the cube using SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Browse data using Visual Studio 2013.
  • Connect to a tabular source, import tables, and explore the data.
  • Successfully Navigate SQL Server Data Tools.
  • Successfully Navigate SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Run the Import Export Wizard.
  • Create a Project.
  • Add and Configure Connections to the Control Flow.
  • Add and Configure Execute SQL Tasks.
  • Connect and Configure Precedence Constraints.
  • Add and Configure Data Flow Tasks.
  • Use the Destination Assistant.
  • Copy a Package and Reuse Project Connection Managers.
  • Add and Configure a Data Conversion Transformation.
  • Add and Configure a Conditional Split Transformation.
  • Add and Configure a Multicast Transformation.
  • Add and Configure an Aggregate Transformation.
  • Add and Configure a Derived Column Transformation.
  • Add and Configure a Sort Transformation.
  • Add and Configure a Lookup Transformation.
  • Successfully Deploy a Project.
  • Create a Sample or Test Database.
  • Successfully Navigate and Use Key Objects.
  • Create a Server Side Time Dimension.
  • Create a Data Source.
  • Create a Data View.
  • Successfully Navigate a Cube.
  • Successfully Navigate and Configure Partitions.
  • Use the Aggregation Design Wizard.
  • Create and Configure a Data Profiling Task.
  • Configure Proactive Cache.
  • Deploy and Process a Project.
  • Build a Cube.
  • Understand the Functionality of MDX.
  • Write MDX.
  • Understand How to Use MDX to Navigate Hierarchies.
  • Write MDX Navigating Hierarchies.
  • Understand Working with Time in MDX.
  • Write MDX Working with Time.
  • Creating a Tabular Project.
  • Import Data Using the Table Import Wizard.
  • Manually Add a Relationship.
  • Create Measures.
  • Create Calculated Columns.
  • Create Hierarchies.
  • Create Perspectives.
  • Create KPIs.
  • Process Data.
  • Deploy a Solution.
  • Connect to a Tabular Model Using Excel.
  • Locate, Access and Use Report Manager.
  • Use Report Designer.
  • Create and Configure Data Sources.
  • Create and Configure Datasets.
  • Create and Configure a Basic Report.
  • Create and Configure Graphics.
  • Create and Configure Maps
  • Create and Configure Report Parts.
  • Create and Configure a Model.
  • Create and Configure Entities.
  • Create and Configure Members.
  • Create and Configure Attributes.
  • Create a Business Rule.
  • Deploy a Model.
  • Load Data.
  • Create a Subscribing View.
  • Use the Data Mining Add-in for Excel.
  • Explore the options and settings available within the new SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.
  • Create a new web application and business intelligence site while exploring the features of both.
  • Create a SharePoint library to hold Excel workbooks and explore trusted file locations.
  • Utilize the Power View add-in for Excel
  • Create an Excel workbook with a parameter and save it to a SharePoint document library.
  • Add Web Apps to a webpage.
  • Explore the Dashboard Designer interface and know how to create and configure a data source.
  • Create and configure a standard KPI and a scorecard.
  • Create and configure a leaf KPI and a scorecard.
  • Create two blank KPI’s and then roll them into an objective KPI.
  • Create and configure an analytic chart and an analytic grid, add them to a dashboard, deploy them to SharePoint, and explore the options available.
  • Create and configure a filter, and tie the filter into both the analytic chart and analytic grid created earlier.
  • Create and configure a cascading filter and then tie it into a new analytic chart and grid.
  • Create a Time Intelligence data connection, a Time Intelligence filter, and create a report using both.
  • Create four copies of the Objective Scorecard, configure settings in each of the four copies, and deploy them to SharePoint in a dashboard.
  • Create a new leaf KPI and use that KPI in two new scorecards, one with a filter configured, and one without.
  • Create a new dashboard with two pages and review editing options.
  • Create a drawing, upload the document to the Student BI Site documents library, and view the drawing in a browser.
  • Create a data-connected drawing and upload the document to the Student BI Site documents library.
  • Create an objective scorecard and matching strategy map, place them in a dashboard, and then upload the dashboard to the Student BI Site.
  • Use PowerPivot within Excel to import a table from SQL Server.
  • View the relationships existing within the imported tables from SQL Server and then import an additional table and configure a relationship between it and the existing.
  • Hide columns they don’t want reflected in the resulting PivotTable.
  • Create a PivotTable within an existing worksheet.
  • Assign administrators and permissions on the BDC Metadata Store.
  • Explore the different content types available in SharePoint 2013 and learn how to locate them and their corresponding settings.
  • Create a document library, configure it to accept specific content types, and then learn how to delete the document library.
  • Create and configure a new external content type.
  • Create an external list associated with the new external content type created prior.
  • Create a new external content type and a new host URL, and then create an external list and profile page.
  • Add a custom action to an external list.
  • Navigate the Report Builder 3.0 interface.
  • Create an embedded data source connecting into a database.
  • Create an embedded data source connecting into an OLAP database.
  • Create a shared data source using the Report Manager.
  • Create a shared dataset using the shared connection they created in the previous exercise.
  • Create a new dashboard and explore three different ways to connect the Web Apps.

Lesson 1: Course Overview

Introduction
Course Materials
Facilities
Prerequisites
What We'll Be Discussing
Lab 1: Course Overview
Lesson 2: The Business Intelligence Stack
Business Intelligence in Three Ways
SQL 2012 Business Intelligence
SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence
PowerPivot
Lab 1: The Business Intelligence Stack
Lesson 3: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012
What’s New?
Overview of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)
SSIS Tools
Change Data Capture
SQL Server Integration Services Scripting
Variables, Parameters, and Expressions
Package Deployment
Lab 1: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012
Lesson 4: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Multidimensional Mode)
The Data Warehouse/Data Mart
The Tools
Key Concepts
Data Sources
Data Views
Cubes
Data Profiler
Proactive Cache
Deployment
Wizards
Lab 1: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Multidimensional Mode)
Lesson 5: Microsoft Multidimensional Expressions
Concepts in Multidimensional Space
Basic MDX Statements
SQL Server Management Studio MDX Query Editor
Navigating Hierarchies
Working with Time
MDX Calculations
Lab 1: Microsoft Multidimensional Expressions
Lesson 6: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Tabular Mode)
The Tabular Model
Data Analytic Expressions (DAX)
The Editor
Data Connections
Creating a Tabular Project
Relationships
Measures and Calculated Columns
Hierarchies
Perspectives
KPIs
Partitions
Processing
Deployment
Lab 1: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Tabular Mode)
Lesson 7: SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
Report Lifecycles
Installation Modes
Report Creation Tools
Data Sources
Datasets
Basic Reports
Graphics
Maps
Report Parts
Lab 1: SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
Lesson 8: Master Data Services
What is Master Data Management?
System Roles
Master Data vs. Transactional Data
Master Data Services ETL
Master Data Services Key Concepts
Lab 1: Master Data Services
Lesson 9: Data Mining/Predictive Analytics
Definitions for Our Purpose
Problems Addressed
Business Analytics
CRISP-DM
Key Concepts
Microsoft Data Mining Process
Data Mining Tasks
Microsoft Algorithms
Matching the Tasks to the Algorithm
Data Mining Add-in for Excel
PowerPivot for Excel
Lab 1: Data Mining/Predictive Analytics
Lesson 10: SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
User Interface
Libraries and Lists (Apps)
Permissions
Quick Architecture
Central Administration
Lab 1: SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
Lesson 11: SharePoint 2013 Excel Services
New 2013 Excel Services Features
Core Components
Excel Web Access (EWA)
What Excel Web Access is Not
SharePoint Libraries to Store Workbooks
Power View Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013
Excel Web Access Web Part
Excel Interactive View
Best Practices
Lab 1: SharePoint 2013 Excel Services
Lesson 12: SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint 2013
What’s New?
PerformancePoint Object Hierarchy
Dashboard Designer
Dashboards (Web Part Page)
Indicators
Data Sources
Key Performance Indicators as PerformancePoint Objects
Scorecards
Filters
Dashboards (Web Part Page) Revisited
Dashboard Designer Management
Lab 1: SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint 2013
Lesson 13: SharePoint 2013 Visio Services
What’s New in Visio Services 2013?
Visio Graphics Service
Visio Drawings in the Browser
Visio Graphics Web Access Part
Visio Drawings with Data Connections
Lab 1: SharePoint 2013 Visio Services
Lesson 14: PowerPivot
PowerPivot and Excel 2013
PowerPivot and SharePoint
Enterprise Business Intelligence and PowerPivot
Enriching Data
Lab 1: PowerPivot
Lesson 15: SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services
What is Business Connectivity Services?
BCS Terminology
Business Connectivity Services and Apps From SharePoint 2013
Using SharePoint Designer with BCS
Surfacing the BCS Data
Lab 1: SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services
Lesson 16: Dashboards
Dashboard Design
Capabilities Summarization
Three Types of Dashboards
Successful Dashboards
Tables or Graphs
Types of Graphs
Choosing a Chart Type
Key Performance Indicators
Pitfalls In Dashboard Design
Microsoft Report Builder 3.0
Plan Your Reports
Datasets
SharePoint Web Parts
Lab 1: Dashboards